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S. 2449 (98th): A bill for the relief of the Sisters of Mercy of the Union, Province of St. Louis, Missouri.

The text of the bill below is as of Oct 30, 1984 (Passed Congress).


PRIVATE LAW 98-48—OCT. 30, 1984                                       98 STAT. 3435

Private Law 98-47
98th Congress
                                     An Act
                                                                                            Oct. 30. 1984
                           For the relief of Adel Shervin.
                                                                                              [S. 149]
   Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled, That, for the
purposes of the Immigration and Nationality Act, Adel Shervin
shall be held and considered to have been lawfully admitted to the
United States for permanent residence as of the date of the enact-
ment of this Act, upon payment of the required visa fee. Upon the                         8 USC llOl note,
granting of permanent residence to such alien as provided for in this
Act, the Secretary of State shall instruct the proper officer to deduct
one number from the total number of immigrant visas and condi-
tional entries which are made available to natives of the country of
the alien's birth under section 203(a) of the Immigration and Nation-
ality Act or, if applicable, from the total number of such visas and                      8 USC 1153.
entries which are made available to such natives under section
202(e) of such Act.                                                                       8 USC 1152.
   SEC. 2. No financial or other consideration shall be paid or deliv-
ered to or received by any agent or attorney on account of services
rendered in connection with the enactment of this Act, any contract
to the contrary notwithstanding. Violation of the provisions of this
section is a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of $1,000.
   SEC. 3. That, section 101(a)(9) of the Immigration and Nationality
Act (8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(9)) is amended by deleting the second sentence
thereof.
  Approved October 30, 1984.


Private Law 98-48
98th Congress
                                      An Act
                                                                                            Oct. 30, 1984
For the relief of the Sisters of Mercy of the Union, Province of Saint Louis, Missouri.
                                                                                              [S. 2449]
   Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the
United States of America in Congress assembled. That the Sisters of
Mercy of the Union, Province of Saint Louis, Missouri, the former
owner of Mercy Hospital of Brownsville, Texas, is relieved of all
liability to the United States under title VI of the Public Health
Service Act resulting from the sale of such Mercy Hospital to
Medenco, Incorporated, a for-profit organization.
  Approved October 30, 1984.